# SUBELEMENT T6 [4 Exam Questions - 4 Groups]

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SUBELEMENT T6 [4 Exam Questions - 4 Groups]
SUBELEMENT T6 – Electrical Components, semiconductors, circuit diagrams, component functions 2010 Technician Class (Element 2) Master syllabus Released 1 February, 2010 396 questions in 35 sections These slides are free to use and are available from Changes are allowed if Microhams branding is left in place (feel free to ad your own). Any content additions should be forwarded to the author, Scott N7SS at so they can be rolled into future versions and available for everyone.

T6 – Electrical Components
T6A – Electrical components, fixed and variable resistors, capacitors, and inductors; fuses, switches, batteries T6B – Semiconductors; basic principles of diodes and transistors T6C – Circuit diagrams; schematic symbols T6D – Component functions Microhams 2010 Technician 2

T6A01 What electrical component is used to oppose the flow of current in a DC circuit?
A. Inductor B. Resistor C. Voltmeter D. Transformer

T6A01 What electrical component is used to oppose the flow of current in a DC circuit?
A. Inductor B. Resistor C. Voltmeter D. Transformer

T6A02 What type of component is often used as an adjustable volume control?
A. Fixed resistor B. Power resistor C. Potentiometer D. Transformer

T6A02 What type of component is often used as an adjustable volume control?
A. Fixed resistor B. Power resistor C. Potentiometer D. Transformer

T6A03 What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?
A. Inductance B. Resistance C. Capacitance D. Field strength

T6A03 What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?
A. Inductance B. Resistance C. Capacitance D. Field strength

T6A04 What electrical component stores energy in an electric field?
A. Resistor B. Capacitor C. Inductor D. Diode

T6A04 What electrical component stores energy in an electric field?
A. Resistor B. Capacitor C. Inductor D. Diode

T6A05 What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator? A. Resistor B. Potentiometer C. Oscillator D. Capacitor

T6A05 What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator? A. Resistor B. Potentiometer C. Oscillator D. Capacitor

T6A06 What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?
A. Resistor B. Capacitor C. Inductor D. Diode

T6A06 What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?
A. Resistor B. Capacitor C. Inductor D. Diode

T6A07 What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?
A. Switch B. Capacitor C. Diode D. Inductor

T6A07 What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?
A. Switch B. Capacitor C. Diode D. Inductor

T6A08 What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?
A. Zener Diode B. Switch C. Inductor D. Variable resistor

T6A08 What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?
A. Zener Diode B. Switch C. Inductor D. Variable resistor

T6A09 What electrical component is used to protect other circuit components from current overloads?
A. Fuse B. Capacitor C. Shield D. Inductor

T6A09 What electrical component is used to protect other circuit components from current overloads?
A. Fuse B. Capacitor C. Shield D. Inductor

T6A10 What is the nominal voltage of a fully charged nickel-cadmium cell?
A. 1.0 volts B. 1.2 volts C. 1.5 volts D. 2.2 volts

T6A10 What is the nominal voltage of a fully charged nickel-cadmium cell?
A. 1.0 volts B. 1.2 volts C. 1.5 volts D. 2.2 volts

T6A11 Which battery type is not rechargeable?

T6A11 Which battery type is not rechargeable?

T6B01 What class of electronic components is capable of using a voltage or current signal to control current flow? A. Capacitors B. Inductors C. Resistors D. Transistors

T6B01 What class of electronic components is capable of using a voltage or current signal to control current flow? A. Capacitors B. Inductors C. Resistors D. Transistors

T6B02 What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?
A. Resistor B. Fuse C. Diode D. Driven Element

T6B02 What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?
A. Resistor B. Fuse C. Diode D. Driven Element

T6B03 Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?
A. Oscillator B. Potentiometer C. Transistor D. Voltmeter

T6B03 Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?
A. Oscillator B. Potentiometer C. Transistor D. Voltmeter

T6B04 Which of these components is made of three layers of semiconductor material?
A. Alternator B. Bipolar junction transistor C. Triode D. Pentagrid converter

T6B04 Which of these components is made of three layers of semiconductor material?
A. Alternator B. Bipolar junction transistor C. Triode D. Pentagrid converter

T6B05 Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?
A. Transistor B. Variable resistor C. Electrolytic capacitor D. Multi-cell battery

T6B05 Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?
A. Transistor B. Variable resistor C. Electrolytic capacitor D. Multi-cell battery

T6B06 How is a semiconductor diode's cathode lead usually identified?
A. With the word “cathode” B. With a stripe C. With the letter "C" D. All of these choices are correct

T6B06 How is a semiconductor diode's cathode lead usually identified? A. With the word "cathode"
B. With a stripe C. With the letter "C" D. All of these choices are correct

T6B07 What does the abbreviation "LED" stand for?
A. Low Emission Diode B. Light Emitting Diode C. Liquid Emission Detector D. Long Echo Delay

T6B07 What does the abbreviation "LED" stand for?
A. Low Emission Diode B. Light Emitting Diode C. Liquid Emission Detector D. Long Echo Delay

T6B08 What does the abbreviation "FET" stand for?
A. Field Effect Transistor B. Fast Electron Transistor C. Free Electron Transition D. Field Emission Thickness

T6B08 What does the abbreviation "FET" stand for?
A. Field Effect Transistor B. Fast Electron Transistor C. Free Electron Transition D. Field Emission Thickness

T6B09 What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?
A. Plus and minus B. Source and drain C. Anode and cathode D. Gate and base

T6B09 What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?
A. Plus and minus B. Source and drain C. Anode and cathode D. Gate and base

T6B10 Which semiconductor component has an emitter electrode?
A. Bipolar transistor B. Field effect transistor C. Silicon diode D. Bridge rectifier

T6B10 Which semiconductor component has an emitter electrode?
A. Bipolar transistor B. Field effect transistor C. Silicon diode D. Bridge rectifier

T6B11 Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?
A. Bipolar transistor B. Field effect transistor C. Silicon diode D. Bridge rectifier

T6B11 Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?
A. Bipolar transistor B. Field effect transistor C. Silicon diode D. Bridge rectifier

T6B12 What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?
A. Gain B. Forward resistance C. Forward voltage drop D. On resistance

T6B12 What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?
A. Gain B. Forward resistance C. Forward voltage drop D. On resistance

T6C01 What is the name for standardized representations of components in an electrical wiring diagram? A. Electrical depictions B. Grey sketch C. Schematic symbols D. Component callouts

T6C01 What is the name for standardized representations of components in an electrical wiring diagram? A. Electrical depictions B. Grey sketch C. Schematic symbols D. Component callouts

T6C02 What is component 1 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Battery D. Connector

T6C02 What is component 1 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Battery D. Connector

T6C03 What is component 2 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Indicator lamp D. Connector

T6C03 What is component 2 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Indicator lamp D. Connector

T6C04 What is component 3 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Lamp D. Ground symbol

T6C04 What is component 3 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Lamp D. Ground symbol

T6C05 What is component 4 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Battery D. Ground symbol

T6C05 What is component 4 in figure T1?
A. Resistor B. Transistor C. Battery D. Ground symbol

T6C06 What is component 6 in figure T2?
A. Resistor B. Capacitor C. Regulator IC D. Transistor

T6C06 What is component 6 in figure T2?
A. Resistor B. Capacitor C. Regulator IC D. Transistor

T6C07 What is component 8 in figure T2?
A. Resistor B. Inductor C. Regulator IC D. Light emitting diode

T6C07 What is component 8 in figure T2?
A. Resistor B. Inductor C. Regulator IC D. Light emitting diode

T6C08 What is component 9 in figure T2?
A. Variable capacitor B. Variable inductor C. Variable resistor D. Variable transformer

T6C08 What is component 9 in figure T2?
A. Variable capacitor B. Variable inductor C. Variable resistor D. Variable transformer

T6C09 What is component 4 in figure T2?
A. Variable inductor B. Double-pole switch C. Potentiometer D. Transformer

T6C09 What is component 4 in figure T2?
A. Variable inductor B. Double-pole switch C. Potentiometer D. Transformer

T6C10 What is component 3 in figure T3?
A. Connector B. Meter C. Variable capacitor D. Variable inductor

T6C10 What is component 3 in figure T3?
A. Connector B. Meter C. Variable capacitor D. Variable inductor

T6C11 What is component 4 in figure T3?
A. Antenna B. Transmitter C. Dummy load D. Ground

T6C11 What is component 4 in figure T3?
A. Antenna B. Transmitter C. Dummy load D. Ground

T6C12 What do the symbols on an electrical circuit schematic diagram represent?
A. Electrical components B. Logic states C. Digital codes D. Traffic nodes

T6C12 What do the symbols on an electrical circuit schematic diagram represent?
A. Electrical components B. Logic states C. Digital codes D. Traffic nodes

T6C13 Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical circuit schematic diagrams?
A. Wire lengths B. Physical appearance of components C. The way components are interconnected D. All of these choices are correct

T6C13 Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical circuit schematic diagrams?
A. Wire lengths B. Physical appearance of components C. The way components are interconnected D. All of these choices are correct

T6D01 Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal? A. Transformer B. Rectifier C. Amplifier D. Reflector

T6D01 Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal? A. Transformer B. Rectifier C. Amplifier D. Reflector

T6D02 What best describes a relay?
A. A switch controlled by an electromagnet B. A current controlled amplifier C. An optical sensor D. A pass transistor

T6D02 What best describes a relay?
A. A switch controlled by an electromagnet B. A current controlled amplifier C. An optical sensor D. A pass transistor

T6D03 What type of switch is represented by item 3 in figure T2?
A. Single-pole single-throw B. Single-pole double-throw C. Double-pole single-throw D. Double-pole double-throw

T6D03 What type of switch is represented by item 3 in figure T2?
A. Single-pole single-throw B. Single-pole double-throw C. Double-pole single-throw D. Double-pole double-throw

T6D04 Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?
A. Potentiometer B. Transistor C. Meter D. Relay

T6D04 Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?
A. Potentiometer B. Transistor C. Meter D. Relay

T6D05 What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?
A. Regulator B. Oscillator C. Filter D. Phase inverter

T6D05 What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?
A. Regulator B. Oscillator C. Filter D. Phase inverter

T6D06 What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses? A. Variable capacitor B. Transformer C. Transistor D. Diode

T6D06 What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses? A. Variable capacitor B. Transformer C. Transistor D. Diode

T6D07 Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?
A. LED B. FET C. Zener diode D. Bipolar transistor

T6D07 Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?
A. LED B. FET C. Zener diode D. Bipolar transistor

T6D08 Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?
A. Resistor B. Zener diode C. Potentiometer D. Capacitor

T6D08 Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?
A. Resistor B. Zener diode C. Potentiometer D. Capacitor

T6D09 What is the name of a device that combines several semiconductors and other components into one package? A. Transducer B. Multi-pole relay C. Integrated circuit D. Transformer

T6D09 What is the name of a device that combines several semiconductors and other components into one package? A. Transducer B. Multi-pole relay C. Integrated circuit D. Transformer

T6D10 What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?
A. Give off light when current flows through it B. Supply electrical energy C. Control the flow of current D. Convert electrical energy into radio waves

T6D10 What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?
A. Give off light when current flows through it B. Supply electrical energy C. Control the flow of current D. Convert electrical energy into radio waves

T6D11 Which of the following is a common use of coaxial cable?
A. Carry dc power from a vehicle battery to a mobile radio B. Carry RF signals between a radio and antenna C. Secure masts, tubing, and other cylindrical objects on towers D. Connect data signals from a TNC to a computer

T6D11 Which of the following is a common use of coaxial cable?
A. Carry dc power from a vehicle battery to a mobile radio B. Carry RF signals between a radio and antenna C. Secure masts, tubing, and other cylindrical objects on towers D. Connect data signals from a TNC to a computer

SUBELEMENT T6 [4 exam questions – 4 groups]
Created by Scott N7SS Microhams 2010 Technician